Getting Beyond the Buzzword of Inclusion: Local and Global Perspectives

Courtney Rice, Director of Inclusion and Community Impact, co-authored an article for Philanthropy Journal News about diversity, equity and inclusion, and how to move community forward from theory to practice. She addresses how this has worked within our own organization, in particular as it relates to our Community Innovation Grant, which is open for submission…

Helping to Create a More Inclusive Virginia

A story by Jessica Hawthorne, Director of Programs for Virginia Center for  Inclusive Communities (VCIC). VCIC is working to help create a more inclusive Virginia. FromJessica’s story we learn how sometimes necessary conversations are uncomfortable, but they can lead to great learning and growth. Students are recruited from all over the state to attend a…

Fostering Understanding and Acceptance Through Diverse Perspectives

Robins Foundation is committed to ensuring every student has a fair shot at a successful and empowering education, career and life. So we partner with organizations who support year-round education like Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities (VCIC) who provide workshops for educators and summer retreats for students designed to help eliminate disparities in academic achievement…